Trending: Legendary computer scientist James Gosling joining Amazon Web Services

Google is reportedly planning to offer an ad-blocking feature for its Chrome browser on mobile and desktop. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the feature could be turned on by default and remove ads deemed unacceptable as defined by the Coalition for Better Ads. Why would Google do this when it makes billions in online ad revenue? WSJ reports that the move is “defensive,” with Google hoping to push out blocking tools offered by third parties. Read more here.

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